Choi Ji Woo Remains J-viewers Top Korean Actress in Her 40’s in New Poll, Followed by Ha Ji Won and Song Hye Kyo

The best annuity is having one mega hit that basically pays dividends for the rest of life, and only few stars can enjoy lucking into that. The Hallyu era hit drama Winter Sonata is that drama for leads Bae Yong Joon and Choi Ji Woo, and over two decades later he’s still always on the list of favorite Korean actors when polled by J-viewers and same with her. The latest J-magazine poll asked viewers their favorite 40’s Korean actresses and to no surprise number 1 is Choi Ji Woo, who hasn’t had a hit honestly in years and hasn’t even acted recently thanks to getting married and having a baby. Still she’s comfortable at top and in this poll second spot went to Ha Ji Won followed by Song Hye Kyo in third. After that that fourth place is Son Ye Jin, followed by Kim Tae Hee, with the former still churning out hits in recent years while the latter acts infrequently after marrying Rain and having two kids. Jang Nara is sixth, then Kim Sarang in seventh, with Lee Min Jung in the eight spot. And the last two are Lee Bo Young and Lee Yo Won so it’s really a parade of top actresses in the aughts and early ’10s mostly all still acting which is great to see.

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January 14, 2022 is the 20th Anniversary of the Premiere of the Biggest Hallyu Drama of All Time Winter Sonata

Twenty years? Seriously, twenty years! Who would have thunk it and who here remembers living through this entire experience which kick started the Hallyu era. Today on January 14th, 2022 marks the exact 20th anniversary of the date Winter Sonata … Continue reading

Many K-stars Attend Memorial Service for Kim Joo Hyuk Including Song Joong Ki From His Own Wedding

Its with a heavy heart that K-ent’s top celebrities and many more stars trickled in one after the other to pay their respects to their deceased colleague actor Kim Joo Hyuk who passed away in a car accident on October … Continue reading

First Teaser for First Kiss for the 7th Time Brings the Hallyu Male Stars Together

The teaser is out ¬†for the ¬†online CF drama by Lotte Duty Free, a harmless confection of topHallyu stars and the feel good theme of an ordinary girl surrounded by 7 male specimens of confection. Lee Cho Hee is a … Continue reading

Poster and Press Conference for Lotte Duty Fee Star-packed Promo Drama First Kiss for the 7th Time

Lotte Duty Free is packaging a seven-for-one deal in terms of Hallyu stars and I find myself impressed with their ingenuity and willingness to go big. The poster is out for the brand’s tie-in web drama called First Kiss for … Continue reading